Interview Andrew Mackay

Q&A: CE Marking on Basis of Pre-Compliance Test?

Andrew Mackay and Han Zuyderwijk answer two questions form viewers. One question asks whether it is possible to affix the CE marking on the basis of EMC pre-compliance tests. The other question is about the applicable directives and standards for a muscle stimulation device.

What Are The Costs Of CE Certification?

For the last 20 years, there has not been a single week in which I have not been asked the following:

“How much does CE marking cost?”

It is a very understandable question. I am sure that it is on your mind as well. Before you start the process of getting the CE marking, it is good to have an overview of the costs involved. But most people do not realize how difficult it is to answer this question.

CSA International signs agreement with VDE to provide testing services for European market


CLEVELAND, OH, July 30 /PRNewswire/ – CSA International, a leading certification and testing organization, today announced that it has signed a reciprocal product testing agreement to provide testing services in North America and Asia, on behalf of VDE, for products destined for European markets. A similar reciprocal agreement allows VDE to conduct testing to North American standards on behalf of CSA International. These significant agreements signify a continuation of the long-lasting cooperation between CSA International and the VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of Frankfurt, Germany.